Pages tagged with Healthy Living

In order to live a hygienic life, it is not necessary to supply the body with wholesome substances and to exclude unwholesome substances, but it is also necessary that the body should at times act, and at other times be inactive. There are two great forms of activity, they are; work a...
The effect of work upon the heart. Whatever else in our body may be able to take a rest at times, but the heart can never take rest. When it stops, we stop. Naturally, with such a constant strain upon it, we should expect it to have a tendency to give way or break down, at certain poi...
Tuberculosis- This most insidious and deadly disease is caused by a tiny vegetable growth derived from persons or animals already suffering from tuberculosis. The spit of a consumptive patient swarm with such germs, and when it dries and becomes dust, the germs may be stirred up and b...
• Food should have a pleasant taste while it’s being eaten, but should not taste afterward. If it does, it is a sign of indigestion following overeating, or else it indicates improper combinations or very poor cooking. Possibly the food was taken when there was no desire for it, w...
Humans view the subject of eating from the wrong angle. We should eat to live but many of us eat to die. We advocate temperance and even abstinence in the use of those things which do not appeal to our own senses, but most of us are far from being temperate in our overeating.
Fruit is a vital food; it supplies the body with something over and above the mere elements that the chemist succeeds in isolating by analysis. Fruit should always be eaten at the beginning of a meal. Again, when the diet consists of a mixture of cooked and uncooked foods, the uncooke...
Staying healthy and fit is not so hard when you take it a bit slower. There are excellent forms of exercise that do not cost a mint.
Halloween was a week ago and pretty soon we’ll find people starting to shop for Christmas and gearing up for New Year. People will eventually buy chocolates, toffees, and sweets that they like, for themselves or for others to whom they’ll gift it to. Over the years, many such arti...
You may wonder: What are the health benefits of gardening? We have the answer in this article. Let's get started!
From aerobics to diets and Zumba, did your favorite fitness trend make this year’s list?
Sitting is not the danger here, the time spent sitting is the thing you need to be worried about.
A healthy diet and a stress-free state will also help you look & feel your best. Plenty of fruits and vegetables well balanced with grains that are rich in carbohydrates and lean proteins helps promote a young and tender looking skin. Very likely, unrestrained stress can render your s...
Insurance is a policy which allows one to secure ones investments and save them from any financial shock during times of distress. There are different types of insurance policies available in the market ranging from health insurance, auto insurance, home insurance, business insurance,...
When the years of joy and pleasures have diminished, poor health begins to follow us into the elderly homes
People complain that taking vegetable and fruit juices do not satisfy the palate and appetite. A proper combination of juices will redress this kind of complaint. Generally if carrot-juice, apple-juice and lemon-juice each are mixed with any other juice, the result is a tasty juice. B...
While eating plenty of protein is essential, many people obsess over it. Yes, protein is a very important component of our diets — but all protein isn’t created equal!
When there are long holidays or public holidays such as Christmas Day, Easter Day, Birthdays and the list goes on, it would not be complete without a delicious feast for friends and family members to gather together while having a good time catching up the latest news and gossips.
This is my personal success story of my husband's and my weight loss while eating healthy and learning to eat less. I also write about our struggles with food addiction and the slower weight loss due to our age.
Insomnia is a condition where it becomes difficult to initiate or maintain the regular sleep pattern.
While entirely fictional, the enigmatic concept known as “The Force” is based on some very real principles. In the movie, Star Wars, the “Force” is often spoken of by members of a religious order called the Jedi. The warrior-priests of the Jedi Order served as the main propone...
Are you feeling tired, stressed, or apathetic? Did you know these are all common signs of a diet lacking nutritional value? If you are dieting, ill, or eating a fast-food diet, you should you be concerned that you and your family are getting proper nutrition from your food.
How often have you been in the middle of your day before you realize, you were too busy, to have a proper lunch? With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, it is important to follow these essential guidelines to proper nutrition and good eating habits even on the go.
Fortunately for all of us, the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) created a standardized format for the nutrition label that all processed and/or packaged consumer foods must affix to the outside of their product. So, no matter what the food, you can easily compare its value to...
Yogurt has become an integral part of our diet. In fact it is now being hailed as health food . Yogurt is nothing but bacterial fermentation of milk , a process which produces Lactic acid. Yogurt has a history dating back to almost 6000 years.
Chicken pox is a contagious disease especially kids. Learn what foods your kid should and shouldn't eat during this crucial period.
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